Stanley H. Chan


Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor of Statistics
Purdue University

Contact Information:
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
465 Northwestern Ave,
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2035.

Office: MSEE 338
Phone: +1 (765) 496 0230
Email: stanchan AT purdue DOT edu

Google Scholar


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University, 2012-2014

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 2011

  • MA in Mathematics, University of California, San Diego, 2009

  • BEng in Electrical Engineering, University of Hong Kong, 2007

Bio Sketch

Stanley H. Chan is currently an assistant professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Statistics at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Dr. Chan received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and the M.A. degree in Mathematics from the University of California at San Diego, in 2011 and 2009, respectively, and the B.Eng. degree (with first class honor) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hong Kong in 2007. Prior to joining Purdue, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences from 2012 to 2014. His research interests include signal and image processing, applied statistics, and large-scale numerical optimization.

Dr. Chan is a recipient of the Croucher Foundation Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research 2012-2013 and the Croucher Foundation Scholarship for Full-time Overseas PhD Studies 2008-2010.

Professional Service

  • IEEE Senior Member

  • Associate Editor, OSA Optics Express, 2016-2018

  • Chair, Affiliate Member Subcommittee, IEEE Signal Processing Society Special Interest Group on Computational Imaging, 2015-2017

  • Technical Program Committee: ICIP 2016, ICIP 2017

  • Technical Program Committee: OSA Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, Mathematics in Imaging 2018

  • Technical Program Committee: Midwest Machine Learning Symposium 2018

  • Co-Organizer and Co-Chair, Special Session on Integration of Imaging Systems and Computational Algorithms in ICIP 2016


  • Best Paper Award, IEEE ICIP 2016

  • Second Prize, IEEE Signal Processing Cup 2016

  • Purdue College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, 2016

  • Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Purdue Outstanding Teaching Award, 2015

  • Croucher Foundation Postdoc Fellowship 2012-2013

  • Croucher Foundation PhD Scholarship 2008-2010